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MARIAGES / MARRIAGES
Rating: AA
Runtime: 95 mins.
Language: French

MARIAGES / MARRIAGES (2001)

When Yvonne’s young romance is thwarted by her sister, she heads to the woods in search of a supernatural solution.

Director: Catherine Martin - Writer(s): Catherine Martin
MARION BRIDGE
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 90 mins.
Language: English

MARION BRIDGE (2002)

Molly Parker and Ellen Page star in this f ilm about three sisters who reunite in their Nova Scotia hometown to take care of their ailing mother, causing family secrets and conflicts to erupt.

Director: Wiebke von Carolsfeld - Writer(s): Daniel MacIvor
MARTHA OF THE NORTH
Rating: NR
Runtime: 83 mins.
Language: English

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MARTHA OF THE NORTH (2008)

In the mid-1950s, lured by false promises of a better life, Inuit families were displaced by the Canadian government and left to their own devices in the Far North. Martha Flaherty, granddaughter of filmmaking pioneer Robert J. Flaherty, shares her story of displacement.

Director: Marquise Lepage - Writer(s): Marquise Lepage, Martha Flaherty
MASALA
Rating: R
Runtime: 105 mins.
Language: English

MASALA (1991)

A young man named Krishna returns to his aunt’s home five years after his family dies in a plane crash and is forced to deal with his Indian-Canadian identity.

Director: Srinivas Krishna - Writer(s): Srinivas Krishna
MEAN DREAMS
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 108 mins.
Language: English

MEAN DREAMS (2016)

Molly Parker and Ellen Page star in this film about three sisters who reunite in their Nova Scotia hometown to take care of their ailing mother, causing family secrets and conflicts to erupt.

Director: Nathan Morlando - Writer(s): Kevin Coughlin, Ryan Grassby
MÉMOIRES AFFECTIVES / LOOKING FOR ALEXANDER
Rating: PG
Runtime: 100 mins.
Language: French

MÉMOIRES AFFECTIVES / LOOKING FOR ALEXANDER (2004)

Disturbing and violent memories haunt a man after he emerges from a lengthy coma. Starring Roy Dupuis.

Director: Francis Leclerc - Writer(s): Marcel Beaulieu, Francis Leclerc
METAL: A HEADBANGER’S JOURNEY
Rating: 18A
Runtime: 96 mins.
Language: English

METAL: A HEADBANGER’S JOURNEY (2005)

A lifelong heavy metal fan, Canadian anthropologist Dunn travels around the world to explore the origins of the genre as well as the controversy that sometimes accompanies the culture of the music and its fans.

Director: Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen, Jessica Joy Wise - Writer(s): n/a
MODRA
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 80 mins.
Language: English

MODRA (2010)

In this authentic portrait of teenaged self-discovery, recently-dumped 17-year-old Lina and free spirit Leco travel to visit Lina’s extended family in the quirky town of Modra, Slovakia.

Director: Ingrid Veninger - Writer(s): Ingrid Veninger
MOLLY MAXWELL
Rating: 14A
Runtime: 90 mins.
Language: English

MOLLY MAXWELL (2013)

In this tender coming-of-age drama, a shy teenage girl at an alternative school begins to flourish under the mentorship of her handsome young English teacher — but when their bond grows more intimate, she risks alienating everyone she loves.

Director: Sara St. Onge - Writer(s): Sara St. Onge
MOMMY
Rating: French
Runtime: 139 mins.
Language: 14A

MOMMY (2014)

A widowed single mother, raising her unstable and volatile son, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbour inserts herself into their household. Winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes and starring Anne Dorval, Suzanne Clément and Antoine-Olivier Pilon.

Director: Xavier Dolan - Writer(s): Xavier Dolan

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